Useful Reading for clients


Freedom from Addiction by Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell

The Little Book of Big Change by Amy Johnson



How to Master Anxiety by Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell

Embracing Uncertainty by Susan Jeffers

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers


Bereavement and Grief

A Short Course in Happiness after Loss (and other dark, difficult times) by Maria Sirois

On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

On Grief and Grieving by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Youll get over it – the rage of bereavement by Virginia Ironside

The year of magical thinking by Joan Didion

Why not me by Barbara Want

The empty bed by Susan Wallbank

When bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner

Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Option B by Sheryl Sandberg

When bad things happen in Good bikinis by Helen Bailey

Seven Choices: Finding Daylight After Loss Shatters Your World Paperback by Elizabeth Harper Neeld

The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith by John W. James  Russell Friedman

Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends (about Divorce) by Dr Bruce Fisher and Dr Robert Alberti

No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life by Thich Nhat Hanh

You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After a Breakup, Divorce or Death by Louise Hay

Matthew tell me about heaven by Suzanne Ward.

Mindfulness & the Journey of Bereavement: Restoring Hope after a Death by Peter Bridgewater

Life After You by Lucie Brownlee

Grief for Children

Cry Heart, But Never Break by Glenn Ringtved and Charlotte Pardi

The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers


Cancer  and Disease

Dying to be me by Anita Moorjani

Love, Medicine and Miracles by Bernie Siegel

Coping – A Practical Guide for People with Life-Challenging Diseases and their Caregivers by Rubin Battino

The Cancer Survivor’s Companion: Practical ways to cope with your feelings after cancer by Lucy Atkins  and Dr Frances Goodhart



Why Hypnobirthing Matters by Katrina Berry

Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

Secrets of Confident Childbirth by Janay Alexander, Jackie Fletcher and Vanessa Turner

The Gentle Birth Method by Dr. Gowri Motha

Stand and Deliver!: And Other Brilliant Ways to Give Birth by Emma Mahony

Mindful Hypnobirthing: Hypnosis and mindfulness techniques for a calm and confident birth by Sophie Fletcher

Childbirth Without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth by Grantly Dick-Read,

Men, Love and Birth by Mark Harris

The Bloke’s Guide To Pregnancy by Jon Smith


Children and Parenting

hey Warrior by Kate Young

Grow by Trevor Silvester

Parenting from the Heart: A Guide to the Essence of Parenting from the Inside-Out by Jack Pransky

Scripts and Strategies in hypnotherapy with children by Lynda Hudson

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette’s, Anxiety, and More!: The one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals Paperback
by M.D. Martin L. Kutscher

Get out of my life … but first take me and Alex into town by Tony Wolf and Suzanne Franks

Harry the Hypno-potamus: Metaphorical Tales for the Treatment of Children 1 and 2 by Linda Thomson

Buddha at Bedtime: Tales of Love and Wisdom for You to Read with Your Child by Dharmachari Nagaraja

Nightlights and More Nightlights: Stories for You to Read to Your Child – To Encourage Calm, Confidence and Creativity by David Fontana

101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens: Using Metaphors in Therapy by George W. Burns

Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy with Children by Olness & Gardner (out of print)

Any of the Relax kids range of books and CDs

The Strong Sensitive Boy by Ted Zeff

The Highly Sensitive Child by Elaine Aaron

Ollie and his superpowers by Alison Knowles



Contented Dementia by Oliver James



Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real

Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison by Dorothy Rowe

Lifting the Lid on Depression by Chris Scott, Tomas Woodbridge

How to lift depression …Fast by Joe Griffin, Ivan Tyrrell

Healing without Freud or Prozac by David Servan-Schreiber

Churchill’s Black Dog by Anthony Storr

When Living Hurts by Michael Yapko


Dysfunctional family history and boarding school

Adult Children of Alcoholic Parents by Janet Woititz

Stop Walking on Eggshells by Mason and Kreger

The making of them by Nick Duffell


Food and eating issues

Bulimics on Bulimia by Stavrou and Kingsley


Happiness and Self-worth

The Confidence to be Yourself:How to Boost your Self Esteem by Brian Roet

I Heart Me: The Science of Self-Love by Dr David Hamilton

Authentic Happiness by Martin E. P. Seligman

Loving what is by Byron Katie

Love 2.0 by Barbara Frederickson,

Emotional Agility by Susan David,

Growth Mindset by Carol Dweck.

Fight by Hazel Gale.

Change Your Life In Seven Days by Paul McKenna

Please Understand Me II by David Keirsey

Notes From a Friend by Anthony Robbins

Feel Happy by Michael Neill

When you are falling, Dive by Mark Matousek

What should I do with my life by Po Bronson

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

Self-Compassion by Kirsten Neff

Being Happy: A handbook to greater confidence and security by Andrew Matthews

Shift Happens by Robert Holden

Home Coming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child by John Bradshaw



Understanding Hypnosis by Brian Roet



I Can Make You Sleep by Paul McKenna

Say Goodnight to Insomnia by Gregg Jacobs

Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems by Colin Espie


Learning and Dyslexia

Teach your child how to think by Edward De Bono

Creative, Successful, Dyslexic: 23 High Achievers Share Their Stories by Mollie King and Margaret Rooke

Dyslexia is My Superpower by Margaret Rooke

The Gift of Dyslexia: Why Some of the Brightest People Can’t Read and How They Can Learn by Ronald D. Davis



Clean Language: Revealing Metaphors and Opening Minds by Wendy Sullivan and Judy Rees

Metaphoria: Metaphor and Guided Metaphor for Psychotherapy and Healing by Rubin Battino

Metaphors in Mind: Transformation Through Symbolic Modelling by James Derek Lawley and Penny Lee Tompkins

The Magic of Metaphor by Nick Owen

Mind Changing Short Stories and Metaphors by John Smale

Metaphors We Live by by George Lakoff


Mind/Body and Healing

How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body by David Hamilton

Quantum Healing by Deepak Chopra

Ageless Body, Timeless Mind by Deepak Chopra

Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton

It’s the thought that counts by David Hamilton


NLP – Neuro Linguistic programming

NLP in 21 days by Harry Alder

Tricks of the Mind by Derren Brown


OCD – Obsessive Compulsive disorder

Adult – Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by David Veale

Brain Lock by Jeffrey M. Schwartz

The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: The Truth About OCD by David Adam

Children – What To Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck by Dawn Huebner



Healing Back Pain by John Sarno

Effortless Pain Relief by Ingrid Bacci

How to Liberate Yourself from Pain by Dr Grahame Brown

Pain: The Science of Suffering by Patrick Wall


Past Life and Inter Life regression

Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian Weiss

Through Time into Healing by Brian Weiss

Miracles happen by Brian Weiss

Journey of Souls by Michael Newton

Destiny of Souls by Michael Newton

Memories of the Afterlife by Michael Newton

Healing the Eternal Soul By Andy Tomlinson



Lovebirds by Trevor Silvester

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Non Violent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

Quiet, the Secret Power of Introverts by Susan Cain

The Relationship Handbook: A Simple Guide to Satisfying Relationshipsby Dr. George Pransky Ph.D

Solutions: Practical and Effective Antidotes for Sexual and Relationship Problems by Leslie Cameron-Bandler

How Can I Ever Trust You Again by Andrew G Marshall



My Secret Garden: Women’s Sexual Fantasies by Nancy Friday

Forbidden Flowers by Nancy Friday

Men in Love by Nancy Friday



Quit Smoking Today by Paul McKenna

The Easy Way to stop Smoking by Allen Carr


Websites and blogs about grief

Today is the end of sheloshim for my beloved husband—the first thirty days. Judaism calls for a period of intense…

Posted by Sheryl Sandberg on Wednesday, 3 June 2015…/person-is-asking-for…/

After My Sister Died I Became Holey.